Cranes and hoists Inspections across UQ

5 May 2022

Please be advised, that all cranes and hoists are to be inspected and serviced This inspection will be undertaken by Fives Services for UGL.


(refer to the attached program)

  • Start: Monday 9 May
  • Finish: Friday 3 June
  • When: Between 7:00am and 5:00pm 

Work Details

  • Perform functional testing of equipment, ensuring that all limits and protection devices are fitted and operational.
  • Isolate equipment to allow safe access to carry out mechanical and electrical inspection and servicing of equipment. 
  • Inspection will be as per the requirements of AS2550.
  • Make any necessary adjustment, lubricate areas as required and visually access all elements of the equipment.
  • Once inspection and service is complete remove isolation and test equipment operation.
  • Complete service report for each piece of equipment. Service report will detail finding and any work and adjustments that have been carried out as well as any repairs that need to be completed.
  • Equipment will only be returned to service if deemed safe for continued use.


  • Access to all parts of the equipment will be required.
  • In most cases it will be necessary to barricade off area below equipment.
  • Isolation of equipment will be necessary to complete the inspection.
  • Equipment will be unavailable for the duration of the inspection.
  • Inspection duration of most pieces of equipment will be no greater than 2 hours.
  • Any loads will need to be removed by UQ prior to attending site

Contact List

PF Assist

  • Call: 3365 2222

UGL: Aaron Little/ James Tindall

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 1: Rion Senior

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 2: Jeremy Moynihan

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 3: Craig Schaumburg

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 4: Robert Dore

Gatton: Taylor Jefferies

  • Email: 
  • Call: 5460 1219 or +61 419 557 635

Remote Sites: Steve Lawler

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience during this time. For more information on campus shutdowns, disruptions and road closures please refer to the Property and Facilities Division Road and buildings works page.